Running Head: MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP
Management and Leadership
MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP
In every successful venture, leadership and management must function as an integrated
component. Although they are entirely different, they are necessarily linked and complementary
to one another. An effort to separate the two in an organization may result in problems in the
organization. A successful company needs a competent management team that can plan,
coordinate and organizes its staff while motivating and inspiring them to do their best (Bolden,
What are the roles of the individuals in the scenarios?
The two individuals have a role in managing their department to promote efficiency and
overall productivity of the company. Roger is passionate about delivering high-quality software
solutions according to the stipulated schedule. He has the role in maintaining an accurate and
precise project schedule with detailed information on product design and processes. He is also
mandated with ensuring that identified problems are well handled to meet the expectations of the
beneficiaries. With a clear understanding of the capabilities of the developers, he assigns
responsibilities accurately and guidance where necessary.
Linda who works at the same company is mandated with close monitoring of industry
trends. By evaluating the growth in mobile computing,...